Dates and Deadlines

IMPORTANT DATES FOR FALL SEMESTER 2016
   
August 29 Classes Begin (8 a.m.)
September 5 Labor Day - Classes in Session
September 12
  • Census Date
  • Last Day to Add or Drop Graduate Classes
  • Last Day to Change to Audit
  • Last Day to Apply for December Graduation and Certificate Completion
October 21
Last day to withdraw from one or more (but not all) classes with a grade of “W
November 18 Last day to withdraw from the University (all classes) with a grade of “W”
November 18 Thesis draft copy is due to Laura Francis, electronically for review
November 19-27
Thanksgiving Break
November 28
Classes Resume (8 a.m.)
December 9
Last Day of Classes

December 9

 

December 15

Students Planning to Graduate Fall 2016. All Information pertaining to your academic record must be completed by this date. This includes incomplete grade changes, program changes, Comprehensive Exam report, and Thesis defense report

Electronically submit your final thesis/dissertation to the McConnell Library Repository 

December 12-15 Final Examinations
December 16 Hooding Ceremony
December 17 Commencement
IMPORTANT DATES FOR SPRING SEMESTER 2017
 
January 16 Martin Luther King Day - No Classes
January 17 Classes begin (8 a.m.)
January 31
  • Census Date
  • Last Day to Add or Drop Graduate Classes
  • Last Day to Change to Audit
  • Last Day to Apply for May Graduation and Certificate Completion
March 4-12 Spring Break
March 13 Classes resume (8 a.m.)

March 17

Last day to withdraw from one or more (but not all) classes with a grade of “W”
April 24 Thesis draft copy is due to Laura Francis, electronically for review
April 14 Last day to withdraw from the University (all classes) with a grade of “W”
April 28 Last day of classes
Tuition deadline Summer tuition deadline* (exception - Summer II)
April 28 Students Planning to Graduate Spring 2016: All information pertaining to your academic record must be completed by this date. This includes Incomplete grade changes, program changes, Comprehensive Exam report and Thesis defense report
May 1-4
Final Examinations
May 5 Hooding Ceremony
May 6
Commencement
May 26 Final thesis/dissertation copy turned in electronically to McConnell Library
   

IMPORTANT DATES FOR MAYMESTER 2017

May 15 Classes Begin (8 a.m.)
May 17
  • Census Date
  • Last Day to Add or Drop Graduate Classes
  • Last Day to Change to Audit
May 25
Last Day to Withdraw with a grade of "W"
May 29 Memorial Day - No Classes
June 2
Last Day of Classes
June 6 Final Examinations
IMPORTANT DATES FOR SUMMER I SEMESTER 2017
May 15 Classes Begin (8 a.m.)
May 19
  • Census Date
  • Last Day to Add or Drop Graduate Classes
  • Last Day to Change to Audit
   
May 29 Memorial Day - No Classes
June 2 Last Day to Withdraw with a grade of "W"
June 15 Last Day of Classes
June 16-17 Final Examinations
IMPORTANT DATES FOR SUMMER II SEMESTER 2017
June 26
Classes Begin (8 a.m.)
 
June 30
  • Census Date
  • Last Day to Add or Drop Graduate Classes
  • Last Day to Change to Audit
July 4 Independence Day - No classes
July 7 Thesis draft copy is due to Laura Francis, electronically for review

 

July 14

Last Day to Withdraw with a grade of "W"
July 28

All information pertaining to your academic record must be completed by this date. This includes Incomplete grade changes, program changes, Comprehensive Exam report, Thesis defense report, and final Thesis copy turned in electronically to McConnell Library.

 

   
July 28-29
Final Examinations
IMPORTANT DATES FOR SUMMER III SEMESTER 2017
May 15 Classes Begin (8 a.m.)
   
May 26
  • Census Date
  • Last Day to Add or Drop Graduate Classes
  • Last Day to Change to Audit
  • Last Day to Apply for Summer 2016 Graduation
May 29 Memorial Day - No Classes

 

June 29

Last Day to Withdraw with a grade of "W"
July 4
Independence Day - No Classes
July 7 Thesis draft copy is due to Laura Francis, electronically for review
July 28
Students Planning to Graduate Summer 2017: All information pertaining to your academic record must be completed by this date. This includes Incomplete grade changes, program changes, Comprehensive Exam report, Thesis defense report, and final Thesis copy turned in electronically to McConnell Library
July 27
Last Day of Classes
July 28 Final thesis/dissertation copy turned in eletronically to McConnell Library
July 28-29
Final Examinations